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[oh-ter] /ˈoʊ tər/

noun, Slang.
a movie, television show, etc., about the frontier days of the U.S. West; western; horse opera.

Western film, “horse opera,” 1946, from oat, as the typical food of horses.

n,n phr

Acowboy movie; western; horse opera: horse operas, also known as sagebrushers or oaters/ the deputy marshall in the oateater (1951+ Movie studio)


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